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Has Your Loved One Been the Victim of Nursing Home Neglect?
Feb 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
How Does Neglect Differ from Abuse? Finding out whether your parent, relative or friend has been the victim of nursing home neglect is vital for their wellbeing. Sadly, many elderly people are in s...
Matter of Van Patten—Undue Influence
Feb 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Probate Administration | Wrongful Actions There are certain basic legal requirements when a person transfers property, conveys a power of attorney or establishes a plan for the distribution of an e...
Legal Concerns for New York Restaurant Owners
Feb 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re opening a new restaurant in New York City or the surrounding area, there are certain legal requirements you must put in place. You will need to choose a business entity and get your licen...
Certain questions are taboo for employers to ask in a job interview. The most obvious ones are questions that could be regarded as discrimination. If you ask these types of questions, you could be held liable if a discrimination lawsuit is brought against you. Do not ask questions that intimate at anything to do with age, race, color, national origin or birthplace, religion, disability, genetic information, gender/sex or marital/family status/pregnancy. (EEOC)
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2019 Is Here with New Salary Thresholds The New York State overtime salary threshold draws the line between exempt salaried workers, who must be paid for overtime, and those non-exempt workers, who...
MASPETH,NY-BUYING A BRICK 2F. VS A FRAME 2F.
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 314 314 recommendations | email to a friend
COLLECTION OF OPINIONS BY BROKERS IN THE AREA. BUYER BEWARE! BIG DIFFERENCE WHEN BUYING AN OLD FRAME 2F. HOME, MAYBE 100 YEARS OLD BY NOW, AND OR BUYING A YOUNG BRICK 2 FAMILY HOUSE, ESPECIALLY IF ...
Trump supporters still in denial-Why?
Jan 25, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 295 295 recommendations | email to a friend
How many Americans   are Pro Trump today, January 25, 2019?   It is hard to imagine, whether those who are still supportive of Trump knowing all the evidence put out so far, like how many staffers ...
Leo Vadalà’s “Some Grief, Some Joy” Will Move The Reader...
Jan 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 372 372 recommendations | email to a friend
Review by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Historical fiction  is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past. The term is commonly used as a synonym for the  historical n...
The Ever Changing World of Web Design & Websites
Jan 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 484 484 recommendations | email to a friend
A Brief Look Back and Look Forward at Websites It's a fact that the world of web design and websites is ever changing. New improvements in design and technology emerge all the time. Can you imagine...
How Important Is ADA Compliance for Your Website?
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 727 727 recommendations | email to a friend
ADA Non-Compliance and The Beyonce Website Lawsuit According to the   Hollywood Reporter , the lawsuit alleges that visually impaired users do not have equal access to the website’s products and se...
Assault Injuries and Premises Liability — Negligent Security, Muggings, Sexual Assault Long Island
Jan 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 406 406 recommendations | email to a friend
Is a Property Owner Liable for Your Assault Injuries? Negligent security is a category of law that falls under premises liability. It refers to the property owner’s negligence in maintaining secure...

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New school a toxic issue
A community benefits agreement is a legal document from the city that demands that a developer give certain defined goods to the community they are building in; services that will benefit the entir...
Jul 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Citi Bike expands coverage before L train shutdown
Come 2019, expect to see more Citi Bikes in Brooklyn and Manhattan as commuters try to adjust to the impending L train shutdown. Last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the city has reached ...
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
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Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership celebrates plaza opening
Project construction took 10 years to complete
Jun 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Challengers vs. worthy challengers
The congressional primary for North Brooklyn was held on Tuesday, and I voted for Carolyn Maloney. As a progressive and someone concerned with good government reform, I am always happy to see a cha...
Jun 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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L train mitigation bill falls short in Albany
Despite passing the Assembly, a bill proposed by north Brooklyn lawmakers to help mitigate the L train shutdown failed in Albany. Last Wednesday night, the Republican-controlled State Senate blocke...
Jun 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
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Being present and alive
New York is such a busy city that often when I am in the thick of my life I fail to notice it's endless magic. It's truly a treasure trove of wonderful places and people that you can't find anywher...
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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New manufacturing building to open at Navy Yard
Site expected to create 700 to 1,000 jobs
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Monitor Museum updates on design for shoreline restoration
The Greenpoint Monitor Museum is moving full steam ahead on its project to restore the ecological shoreline at its proposed site after years of deterioration. Last Wednesday evening, the museum org...
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Losing an unconventional love
I have written in this space about my personal life before, and I do so because I think we can all relate to each other in more ways than we realize. Also because I believe it is very important to ...
Jun 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Advocacy groups want “fair” L train mitigation plan
With the L train shutdown less than a year away, community and advocacy groups are urging the city and MTA to release a final mitigation plan. Nearly a dozen organizations, ranging from environment...
Jun 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trailblazing NYPD detective hangs up her badge
Michele Randall-Williams led security for notable officials
Jun 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
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Go Green! festival brings sustainability and community together
Dozens gathered at McCarren Park last Saturday for the 11th annual Go Green! Brooklyn Festival. The event was first launched in 2008 by Town Square as the first Earth Day festival in north Brooklyn...
Jun 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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A place of one's own
This Memorial Day, I was invited by some friends to help clean up a garden space they are building, revitalizing a space in a parking lot with their landlord's permission. When I arrived, I could n...
May 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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Library finds new way to be “instrumental” in Brooklyn
Patrons can now borrow music instruments for eight weeks
May 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
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Breaking the Code
When I went to my first North Brooklyn neighborhood meeting in 2006, I remember sitting there in deep embarrassment, wondering if I belonged there. I thought momentarily about leaving, but I didn't...
May 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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